Rose Theatre, Kingston Announces Full Cast for Arthur Miller's Masterpiece, ALL MY SONS

Rose Theatre Kingston today announced the full company for its new production of Arthur Miller's All My Sons. Award-winning Michael Rudman directs David Horovitch as Joe Keller and Penny Downie as Kate Keller with Alex Waldmann (Chris Keller), Grace Carter (Lydia Lubey), Edward Harrison (George Deever), William Meredith (Frank Lubey), Alison Pargeter (Sue Bayliss), David Partridge (Jim Bayliss) and Francesca Zoutewelle (Ann Deever). The production opens on 2 November, with previews from 28 October, and runs until 19 November.

Joe Keller is a thriving businessman who, during World War II, knowingly supplied the American airforce with defective engines, leading to the deaths of innocent pilots. To avoid the blame, he let his business partner take the fall, but during a sunny afternoon Joe is confronted by the consequences of his moral actions as a visitor arrives to reveal a secret that will rip his family apart.

A compelling story of love, guilt and the corrupting power of greed, All My Sons sealed Arthur Miller's reputation as one of the most influential playwrights of the 20th Century.

Michael Rudman's distinguished career includes Associate Director at the National Theatre under Sir Peter Hall and Artistic Director of the Lyttleton Theatre, where he directed Miller's Death of a Salesman. He later directed the play on Broadway with Dustin Hoffman and John Malkovich, winning a Tony Award for best revival.

Arthur Miller (1915-2005) is a Pulitzer Prize-winner and one of America's greatest playwrights. His major works include All My Sons (1947), Death of a Salesman (1949), The Crucible (1953), A View From the Bridge (1955), After the Fall (1964), The Price (1968), The Last Yankee (1991) and Broken Glass (1994).

Grace Carter plays Lydia Lubey. For theatre, her credits include Ernest The Pale Moon (The Egg, Bath & Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh), The Hotel (Edinburgh Festival), One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (Curve Leicester), Coram Boy (Colston Hall), The Mousetrap (St Martin's Theatre) and Alice's Adventures Underground (The Vaults). For film her credits include Almost Obsolete and Between You and Me.

Penny Downie plays Kate Keller. Her theatre credits include Rabbit Hole (Hampstead Theatre), Hamlet, The Penelopiad, The Prisoner's Dilemma, The Merchant of Venice, The Plantagenets, Macbeth, Zenobia, The Art Of Success, Dreamplay, The Winter's Tale, The Castle, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Today (RSC), Helen (Shakespeare's Globe), Henry V, An Enemy of the People, Dinner, Sleep with Me (National Theatre), and Storm in a Flower Vase (Arts Theatre). For television, her credits include Downtown Abbey, The Secret Agent, Houdini and Doyle, Ripper St, Vera, The Shadow Line, Siblings, Poirot, The Girl In The Café, Silent Witness and Waking The Dead; and for film, Breathe, Jackie, Invictus, The Jester From Transylvania, London Has Fallen, The House of Mirth, Food Of Love, The Girl On A Bicycle, Lionheart, Wetherby and Crosstalk.

Edward Harrison plays George Deever. His theatre credits include Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies (RSC), Henry V (Noel Coward Theatre), Tomcat (Southwark Playhouse), The Taming of the Shrew, Cyrano de Bergerac (US tour), Time and the Conways, Joking Apart (Nottingham Playhouse), Sex and the Three Day Week (Liverpool Playhouse), The Rivals (Theatre Royal Haymarket and UK tour) and Henry IV Parts I&II (Theatre Royal Bath). For television his credits include Doctor Who; and for film, Brando-ing, The Present, Dante and Breathing Room.

David Horovitch plays Joe Keller. His theatre credits include Absurd Person Singular, When We Are Married (Garrick Theatre), Losing Louis (Trafalgar Studios), Taking Sides and Collaboration (Duchess Theatre), Bedroom Farce (Duke of York's Theatre), Mary Stuart, Life is a Dream (Donmar Warehouse), Cymbeline, Much Ado About Nothing, Love's Labour's Lost (RSC), Spinning into Butter, Seven Jewish Children (Royal Court Theatre), Hysteria (Hampstead Theatre), The Tempest, Major Barbara (Manchester Royal Exchange) and Grief (National Theatre). For television his credits include Miss Marple, Poirot, Piece of Cake, A Touch of Frost, Great Expectations, Bognor, Hold The Back Page, Piece of Cake, Love Hurts, Westbeach, Just William and Ivanhoe; and for film, Mr Turner, Solomon and Gaenor, Cassandra's Dream and The Infiltrator.

William Meredith plays Frank Lubey. His theatre credits include Chicago (Pimlico Opera), One Bad Thing - The Murder of John Lennon (Unity Theatre), and The Bible: The Complete Word of God, The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (RSC). For television his credits include Band of Brothers, Small Island, You, Me and the Apocalypse; True Heroes - Cavers; and for film, Green Zone, 28 Weeks Later, Body of Lies and Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit.

Alison Pargeter plays Sue Bayliss. Her theatre credits include Sugar Daddies (Stephen Joseph Theatre), The Countess (Criterion Theatre), She Stoops to Conquer (Manchester Royal Exchange), and The Misanthrope (English Touring Theatre). For television her credits include 24: Live Another Day, The Crimson Petal and The White, and EastEnders (series regular Sarah Cairns); and for film, Calendar Girls.

David Partridge plays Jim Bayliss. His theatre credits include The Recruiting Officer (Salisbury Playhouse), Murder on Air (Theatre Royal Windsor), Superior Donuts, You Can Still Make A Killing (Southwark Playhouse), Charley's Aunt (Theatre Royal Bath/UK tour), and A Midsummer Night's Dream, The Taming of the Shrew (Regent's Park Open Air Theatre). For television, his credits include three series of Always and Everyone, Mrs. Biggs and Where the Heart is; and for film, Young, High and Dead.

Alex Waldmann plays Chris Keller. He returns to the Rose Theatre Kingston, following his performance in The Wars of the Roses. His other theatre credits include In The Night Time (Gate Theatre), King John (Shakespeare's Globe), Widowers Houses (Orange Tree Theatre), Jonah and Otto (Park Theatre), The Knight of the Burning Pestle, The Duchess of Malfi (Sam Wannamaker Playhouse), All's Well That Ends Well, As You Like It, Hamlet, King John, A Soldier in Every Son, Richard III (RSC), The Holy Rosenbergs (National Theatre), Speechless (Shared Experience), Rope (Almeida Theatre), Hamlet and Twelfth Night (Donmar West End) and Troilus & Cressida (Cheek by Jowl). For television, his credits include Humans, Shakespeare Live!, The Duchess of Malfi, The Night Watch, Psychoville and First Light.

Francesca Zoutewelle plays Ann Deever. Her theatre credits include A Midsummer Night's Dream (Brisbane Festival/Dublin Festival), Hamlet, Who's There? (Kronborg Castle, Elsinore/European Tour and Park Theatre), Into The Woods, Britannia Rules The Waves (Manchester Royal Exchange), Merlin (Royal and Derngate Northampton), The Last Days of Troy (Shakespeare's Globe and Manchester Royal Exchange), and A Christmas Carol (Birmingham Rep). For television, her credits include Agatha Raisin, Lewis, Poirot: Dead Man's Folly; and for film, The Head Hunter and Mr Turner.

Michael Rudman directs. His extensive career within theatre has included roles as Artistic Director of Hampstead Theatre and Sheffield Theatres as well as Director of the National Theatre's Lyttelton Theatre. His directing credits include Chin Chin (Theatre Royal Windsor & Bill Kenwright UK Tour), Berlin Hanover Express (Hampstead Theatre), A Man For All Seasons (Theatre Royal Haymarket), Present Laughter (Theatre Royal Bath), Fallen Angels, Donkey's Years (Globe Theatre), A Midsummer Night's Dream (Sheffield Crucible Theatre), Making It Better (Criterion Theatre), Our Betters, Tallulah, The Admirable Crichton, Mansfield Park, Eurydice, The Merry Wives Of Windsor, Rumours, The Wizard Of Oz (Chichester Festival Theatre), Father And Sons, Six Characters in Search of an Author, Ting Tang Mine, Waiting For Godot, Brighton Beach Memoirs, The Magistrate, Measure For Measure, The Second Mrs. Tanqueray, Harlequinade, The Browning Version, Thee and Me, Death of a Salesman, For Services Rendered (National Theatre), Death of a Salesman (Broadhurst Theatre, New York; starring Dustin Hoffman & John Malkovich - winner of the Tony Award for Best Revival, 1984), Taking Steps (Lyric Theatre), and for Hampstead Theatre, Gloo Joo (and Criterion Theatre transfer), Clouds (and Duke of York's Theatre transfer), Alphabetical Order and The Ride Across Lake Constance (and Mayfair Theatre transfer), Hamlet (Vivian Beaumont Theatre, Lincoln Centre, Broadway) and Black And White Minstrel, Carravaggio Buddy and Curtains (Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh). His book I Joke Too Much: The Theatre Director's Tale was published in 2014.

Rose Theatre Kingston Listings

24-26 High Street, Kingston, KT1 1HL

www.rosetheatrekingston.org

Facebook: RoseTheatreKingston

Twitter: @Rosetheatre

Box Office: 020 8174 0090 (bkg fee )

Monday - Saturday: 10am - 8pm (6pm non-performance days)

Sunday: one hour before the performance

No fees are payable when booking in person at the Box Office

An additional £1 per ticket booking fee and £2.50 per booking transaction fee are payable when booking online and by phone

Ticket prices: £35 £30 £25 £15 £8*

Previews: £25 £20 £15 £10 £8*

*pit cushions and extreme sides of upper circle


Discounts, available Mon-Thu evenings and all matinees:

• Season Saver - Buy 3 or more shows and get £5 off each ticket. Valid on Bands A & B only.

  • Friends Loyalty Card - £10 off each ticket. Valid on Bands A & B only. No Booking Fees. To join the Friends, call the Box Office
  • Concessions & Senior Citizens - £3 off all price bands except for cushions.
  • Groups - Discounts available, call the Box Office for details
  • Schools Rate - £12 tickets. Valid on tickets in Bands B-D.
  • Under 26yrs & students (over 26) - £5 tickets. Bookable by phone or in person; proof of age ID required on collection from Box Office. Valid on Bands B-D.

The Rose is only 25 minutes from Waterloo. See rosetheatrekingston.org/getting-here

Access: Patrons with disabilities enjoy half price tickets

The Rose is a fully accessible organisation and we welcome everyone

There is Blue Badge parking in High Street and Rose car park

Sensory Access: A digital hearing system is available for patrons with a hearing aid, and Sennheiser headsets for patrons without a hearing aid. Guide and hearing dogs are welcome. Please let us know in advance so we can provide a dog-sitter and water bowl

Learning Disabilities: Please contact us in advance to discuss how we can help make your visit as comfortable as possible, on 020 8174 0090 or email access@rosetheatrekingston.org

Performance times

28 October - 19 November

Press night: 2 November 7pm

Evening performances: Monday to Saturday 7:30pm

Matinees: Thursdays and Saturdays at 2:30pm

Also on at the Rose

Good Canary

Until 8 October

Press night: 21 September 7pm

Performances: Monday to Saturday 7:30pm

Matinees: Thursdays and Saturdays at 2:30pm

Picture credit: Andy Staples



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